Posted on Oct 15, 2020
On Thursday will pressure Britain for concessions in the ongoing Brexit talks, warning that a trillion euros worth of trade could be sunk if London does not move on the sticking points of fisheries, fair competition and solving disputes.
Earlier in the week it was announced that talks would go on beyond Boris Johnson's October 15th deadline, with one German government source saying the bloc would “continue the negotiations for as long as possible” and that “The European Union will not be the ones getting up from the table.”
UK junior business minister Nadhim Zahawi has expressed concerns over the uncertainties faced by Britain's businesses and has called on Boris Johnson to make decision either way.
“If we can’t get a deal, rightly so, we’ve got to allow businesses to prepare,” junior business minister Nadhim Zahawi told Sky News.
“I can’t go to businesses at the 11th hour on the 31st of December... We have to make a decision much sooner," he told Sky News.
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